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Confederate (CSV)


John P. Usher

(c. 1812 - ?)

Home State: Kentucky

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 49 year old laborer in New Orleans, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 10th Louisiana Infantry 22 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured at Winchester, VA on 19 September 1864. He was in prison at Point Lookout, MD by 26 September. He was paroled on 17 January 1865 and exchanged 21 January at Boulware's Wharf, James River, VA.

References & notes

Service from Booth.1 His wounding at Sharpsburg from the Military Record.2


c. 1812 in IRELAND


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, pg. 900  [AotW citation 19916]

2   Bartlett, Napier, Military Record of Louisiana including Biographical and Historical Papers ..., New Orleans: L. Graham & Company, 1875, pg. 15  [AotW citation 19917]